Caledon (2006 Population 57,050) is a town in the Regional Municipality of Peel in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada. In terms of land use, Caledon is somewhat urban, though it is primarily rural in nature. Many of Toronto's wealthiest citizens own large country estates in the area, among them many members of the Eaton Family, Norman Jewison, Elton John and the inventors of the board game Trivial Pursuit. It consists of an amalgamation of a number of urban areas, villages, and hamlets; its major urban centre with typified suburban housing mixed with old town charm is Bolton, located on its eastern side adjacent to York Region.
Maclean's magazine has named Caledon as the safest town in Canada to live in.
Representation on regional council:
Per capita, Caledon has by far the largest representation on Peel Regional Council among the three municipalities.
Caledon also has a Mayor's Youth Council consisting of about 20 Caledon youth who host two meetings each month. They hold positions mirroring the town council, and inform them about issues important to the youth of Caledon.
The Caledon East Complex Centre has recently had an ice pad built.
Smaller communities in the town include Albion, Alloa, Alton, Belfountain, Boston Mills, Brimstone, Caledon, Caledon East, Campbells Cross, Castlederg, Cataract, Cedar Meadows, Cedar Mills, Cheltenham, Claude, Coulterville, Ferndale, Forks of the Credit, The Grange, Humber, Humber Grove, Inglewood, Kilmanagh, Lockton, Mayfield West, Macville, Melville, McLeodville, Mono Mills, Mono Road, New Glasgow, Palgrave, Queensgate, Rockside, Rosehill, Sandhill, Silver Creek, Sleswick, Sligo, Snelgrove, Stonehart, Taylorwoods, Terra Cotta, Tormore, Valleywood and Victoria.
GO Transit operates two bus routes in Caledon;
The town currently has no government-supported local public transit system. However, growing population prompted a resident to start a private-owned transit company named Métis Transit Limited that briefly ran a service in 2006.
Caledon Propane Inc.: exchange giant incorporates composite cylinders into its business model.(Snap Shot: COMPANIES TO WATCH)
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Caledon Done Roving; Mid-Ulster Division Three Side Are Causing a Stir with Team That's Been Together for Many Years
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